Found December 12, 2012 on
Jason Terry had a rough first year in Dallas. The then-27-year-old point guard, who was still being midlabeled as a “point guard,” was destined to average a career-low 12.4 points per game while starting just 57 games. At the time, that was also a career-low for the future NBA Sixth Man of the Year.
Mavericks coach Don Nelson was unwilling to wait for his new guard to blossom, however, and he was not keen on changing his coaching style, either. So according to Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, Nelson tried to trade Terry to the Utah Jazz for Raul Lopez early in the 2004-05 season.
Fortunately for Mavericks fans, Cuban told Nelson he was crazy.
“I remember having to tell Nellie that, ‘No, we’re not trading him to Utah for Raul Lopez,’” Cuban told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “Because Nellie told me the deal was done. The point being that Jet went through some tough times when he first got here. And he got better and he grew with the team.”
Lopez played a 113 games in the NBA and averaged ...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Another look behind the scenes of the NOC's Jason Terry videos. Here we see what went into the making of The Shootout, the Jason Terry is a Shooter, and the Pranked videos. These are such fun videos. Jason Terry will be front and center on Wednesday as his current team takes on his former team at the Garden.
[Discuss on CG Forums!]
Might be an emotional night tomorrow as Jason Terry faces his former long time teammates for the first time. For his part he's downplaying the game based on the fact that a lot of the guys he went to war with over there will not be playing tomorrow. Most likely the Celtics lone visit to Dallas will be the tougher night.
Below is the video to compliment Mike Dyer's recent...
Jason Terry hugs his former coach, Rick Carlisle
The storyline in this one was Jason Terry playing his first game against his former team. Terry didn't play great with just 10 points but far more importantly, the C's were able to beat his former club, although it took a long time.
The first half was the story of Paul Pierce absolutely finding his scoring touch. Over his...
BOSTON — Jason Terry was incapable of recalling even the most crucial late-game possessions. His mind was so fogged over with 58 minutes of basketball, he could only try — but fail — to recall specific plays from the Celtics’ double-overtime slog against the Mavericks.
“I don’t know,” Terry said. “I don’t even remember. It all happened so fast.”
Actually, it happened...
My eyes are bleeding. In a primetime matchup with Jason Terry’s old team the Celtics treated us to a delightful double-overtime period where both teams forgot how to play basketball, but the Celtics eventually remembered enough to get by. The Celtics had a five point lead at the half after giving up an 11-6 Mavericks run to end the second quarter. Then the Celtics did exactly what...
On Wednesday night the Celtics hosted the Dallas Mavericks. Coming into the game the big storyline featured Jason Terry as he matched up against his former team for the first time since joining the Celtics this off season. Although Terry said it was just another game it's been well documented he wasn't pleased when the call never came for him to resign with the Mavs. In...
Maybe Jason Terry's play last season for the Dallas Mavericks against the Boston Celtics is a big reason why he's wearing green and white now.
Terry will face the Mavericks for the first time since joining the Celtics in Wednesday night's matchup in Boston.
Dallas (11-10) has won four straight over Boston (11-9), with Dirk Nowitzki leading the way with 24.0 points per...
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.
“I don’t have a timetable on (when it’s all going to come together) because I don’t know what the time is going to be,” Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. “Some teams I’ve had get it like that, some take...
Last season a trade that would have brought O.J. Mayo to Boston for Judas Shuttlesworth was basically squashed because Mayo claimed that he “doesn’t care about Boston’s banners.” After last night’s double overtime loss Mayo backpedaled faster than Rondo getting back on D, claiming that the accusation wasn’t true and he had no say in the matter due to lack of veto power...
The Celtics captain sent out this tweet yesterday evening:
Any good Tatoo artist n Boston I wanna geta Luckythe leprachan tat if so send me sum of ur work
— Paul Pierce (@paulpierce34) December 10, 2012
Clearly Jason Terry's presence is having an effect on Pierce. Terry had this done shortly after signing with Boston:
Follow Mark on twitter @LucidSportsFan
Rajon Rondo, Paul Pierce, and Jason Terry give their thoughts after the Celtics' double overtime win over the Dallas Mavericks.
Videos courtesy of ESPN and Chris Forsberg.
Ref helps the Heat OK, so maybe Dallas Maverick owner Mark Cuban was right after all. The Heat have the refs in their pocket. LeBron James throws an outlet pass too far, but a ref “trying” to get out of the way ends up kicking the ball back to Mario Chalmers who ends up getting [...]
The Boston Celtics are 12-9. They have been unable to reel off a long winning streak despite their improved play over the past couple of weeks. The team has won two straight games at home over the Philadelphia 76ers and the Dallas Mavericks in double overtime.
During the team’s off day on Monday, head coach Doc Rivers was able to sit in on the New England Patriots offensive meeting...
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich has always joked around saying Tim Duncan accuses him of holding his game back for his entire career. In other words, TD can do more than simply play the post but Pop won't unleash him.
We have seen Duncan show off some three-point range (ask the Suns) and in last night's game versus Portland, he showed he can handle the ball...
Dallas Mavericks (11-10) at Boston Celtics (11-9) Wednesday, December 12, 20128:00 PM ET Regular Season Game #21 – Home Game #12TV: ESPN, CSN-NE, FSSW-DARadio: WEEI, KESN TD Garden Referees: Joey Crawford, Derrick Collins, Mark Lindsay
The Mavericks make their only visit to the Garden in the Celtics last
home game before taking a 3 game road trip through...